RLn COMMUNITY Calendar: Feb. 10, 2015

  • 02/10/2015
  • Reporters Desk

Feb. 11
State of the County Luncheon
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce presents the “State of the County” Luncheon with Supervisor Don Knabe, starting at 11:30 a.m.  Cost is $45 per person in advance and $65 at the door.
Details: (310) 377-8111; http://business.palosverdeschamber.com/Events
Venue: Palos Verdes Golf Club
Location: 3301 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates

Feb. 11
Love Bugs

Let’s make our very own nature inspired valentines for the love bugs in our lives, and head out on the trails to investigate adorable, incredible insects, too.
Details: (562) 570-1745; www.lbparks.org
Venue: El Dorado Nature Center
Location: 7550 Spring St., Long Beach

Feb. 12
Farmers Market

Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables at the Farmers’ Market, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 12, at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center.
Venue: Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center
Location: 1300 W. 7th St., San Pedro

Feb. 13
Tales and Trails

Investigate the incredible changing natural world with your child, while discovering creatures large and small, Feb. 13 through March 6, at the El Dorado Nature Center in Long Beach.
Puppets, songs, and parachute play are all a part of this fun-filled class. Parent participation required.  The class is for children 18 months through 5 years old.  The cost is $40.
Details: (562) 570-1745; www.lbparks.org
Venue: El Dorado Nature Center
Location: 7550 Spring St., Long Beach

Feb. 13
Downtown Farmers Market

The Downtown San Pedro Farmers Market will offer fresh fruits and vegetables, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13, on 6th Street, between Pacific Avenue and Mesa Street.
Venue: Downtown San Pedro
Location: 6th Street between Pacific Avenue and Mesa Street

Feb. 14
Sweetheart Sail

Enjoy a magical evening aboard Los Angeles’s official Tall Ships as you sail the Harbor with your special someone, from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 14, departing from Berth 78 in Ports O’ Call Village.
Cost is $110 per couple. The price includes a delicious dinner prepared by the crew, dessert, beverage and a commemorative gift. (Wine not included, but you can bring your own bottle aboard.)
Details: (310) 833-6055; www.LamiTopSail.org
Venue: Ports O’ Call Village
Location: Berth 78, San Pedro

Feb. 17
Sierra Club Conditioning Hikes

Make new friends and get in shape on a moderate hike for beginners or join the hot shots on a fast strenuous hike, starting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and every Tuesday.
Location: 8th Street at Averill Avenue in San Pedro

Feb. 18
Battleship Iowa Honors Black History Month

Battleship Iowa has a series of events and tributes planned for February to honor Black History month.

Details: (714) 851-7063; andrew@vantagesmg.com.
Venue: Battleship Iowa
Location: 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro

Feb. 19
Happy Diner No. 2 Ribbon Cutting

Join the community for the ribbon cutting of Happy Diner No. 2, starting at 4 p.m. Feb. 19, in San Pedro.
Details: (310) 832-7272; http://sanpedrochamber.com
Venue: Happy Diner No. 2
Location: 1931 N. Gaffey St., San Pedro

Feb. 21
Lunar New Year Festival at the LA Waterfront

Enjoy cultural entertainment, lion dancers, crafts, food, and fireworks, from 3 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21, at the LA Waterfront in San Pedro.
Details: http://portoflosangeles.org/Community/Lunar_New_year.asp
Venue: Downtown Harbor San Pedro
Location: Harbor Boulevard at  6th Street in San Pedro
 
Feb. 21
The Great Los Angeles Air Raid

Celebrate and recreate one of the most controversial events in Los Angeles history, a night when thousands of people were convinced the city was under attack from the air during World War II in 1942. Many living historians in character, classic cars and military equipment will be on hand. Cost is $20 in advance and $30 at the gate.
Details: www.FtMac.org
Venue: Fort MacArthur Museum
Location: 3601 S. Gaffey St., Peninsula

Feb. 22
Complete Whale Watch

Join the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on a fun-filled adventure that begins with an entertaining educational slide show, starting 8:30 a.m. Feb. 22. Then board a whale watch boat in search of the migrating Pacific gray whale. Cost is just $25 ($20 for members).  Reservations are required.
Details: (310) 548-7562; www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org.
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Location: 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro

Feb. 23
Adult Ceramics Class

Learn ceramics from master artists, at 6 p.m. Feb. 23, at Seaside Studios in San Pedro.
Details: (310) 221-2914;  www.SeaSideStudiosSanPedro.com
Venue: Seaside Studios
Location: 525 N. Harbor Blvd., #3, San Pedro

Feb. 23
Bubble, Fizz, Boom
Experiment with gooey, drippy fun, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Feb. 23, at El Dorado Nature Center in Long Beach.  You and your child will have a “blast” with hands-on science play. The cost is $55.
Details: (562) 570-1745, www.lbparks.org
Venue: El Dorado Nature Center
Location: 7550 Spring St., Long Beach
 
Feb. 26
Honorary Mayor Campaign Kick-Off
Mix and network at the Honorary Mayor campaign kick-off, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Green Hills Memorial Park in San Pedro.
Details: (310) 832-7272; http://sanpedrochamber.com
Venue: Green Hills Memorial Park
Location: 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes

Feb. 28
Snow Day

Enjoy Snow Day, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28, at Whaley Park in Long Beach.
The event is free. It will include sled runs, snow play areas, bouncers, local vendors and free food.
Venue: Whaley Park,
Location: 5620 E. Atherton St., Long Beach

Feb. 28
Jewelry Making Class

Learn how to make jewelry, starting at 10 a.m. Feb. 28, Seaside Studios in San Pedro.
Learn from the master artists at Seaside Studios.
Silk Painting Workshop
Details: (310) 221-2914;  www.SeaSideStudiosSanPedro.com
Venue: Seaside Studios
Location: 525 N. Harbor Blvd., #3, San Pedro
March 4
Little Squirts

Experience Little Squirts, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. March 4 through 25, at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro.

The class s offered for 2 to 4 year-olds participating with their parents or guardians. The cost for four weekly sessions is $30 ($27 for  members) and includes a child’s Little Squirts T-shirt.
Details: (310) 548-7562; www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org.
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Location: 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro

 

March 4
SEA Club

Kindergarten through second grade students enrolled in Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s SEA Club (Science Education Afternoons) will learn while having fun exploring the local marine environment, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 4 through 25.

The Aquarium’s marine laboratory classroom will serve as a base station for hands-on ocean exploration.

The cost for four weekly sessions is $30 ($27 for members) and includes a SEA Club T-shirt.

Details: (310) 548-7562; www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org.
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Location: 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro

March 5
Klaus Center For The Arts Opens
The grand opening and dedication of the Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts will take place on at 6 p.m. March 5 in San Pedro.

The festivities include the debut of the student gallery and musical performances by the Marymount Jazz Ensemble.
Venue: Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts
Location: 430 W. 6th St., San Pedro

 

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